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Baby Sister Hedge Funds Showing Better Results than Big Brother

August 4, 2012 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

This year has been another slow year for the hedge fund industry, with the average fund growing by an anemic 2.10 percent as of June. Yet there is a glimmer of exciting results within the $2 trillion industry among some of the smaller hedge funds which have been sprouting from larger predecessors. Take as one […]

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Fund Manager David Einhorn Says Bye-Bye to Best Buy

July 25, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital explained to his investors in a letter to them why he felt compelled to drop Best Buy stock from their portfolio and realize as much as a $100 million loss. Einhorn is known as one of the best fund managers in the business, but his decision to sell off Greenlight’s […]

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Focus on Companies: Is It a Good Idea to Buy Dell Now?

April 24, 2012 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

Dell has a hard time over the past several years as Apple expanded its product base into the PC market. Despite the challenge and the resultant decline in revenue from the consumer and public segments during fiscal year 2012 Dell still posted growth in its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) of 26%. The growth […]

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Einhorn and the Mets

June 2, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital has purchased a minority stake in the Mets. More than a few people have speculated on this move. Wall Street investors have been collecting sports teams for years. In 2002, for example, Stephen Pagliuca of Bain Capital helped buy the Celtics, who later won the championship. Others, however, were not […]

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A Challenging First Quarter for Hedge Funds

April 5, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The $2 trillion dollar hedge fund industry is still struggling to reduce losses that resulted from Japan’s earthquake and tsunami. “Hedge funds had a challenging March,” said Mary Ann Bartels, an industry activity tracker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Hedge fund-indexes that she tracked had fallen 0.91% last month, while the Standard & Poor’s […]

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